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Official Statistics of Finland

Energy consumption in households

Producer: Statistics Finland
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Decrease in heating consumption covered the effect of remote work on energy consumption in households in 2020
16 Dec 2021
The year 2020 was record warm. Energy consumption in households fell by nearly four terawatt hours (TWh) from the previous year and the share of indoor space heating in energy consumption in households was exceptionally low, 64 per cent. The use of electricity for household appliances increased slightly. The energy consumed in households amounted to close on 61 TWh in 2020. The data are based on Statistics Finland's statistics on energy consumption in households.

Description: Statistics on energy consumption in households describe the annual amount and structure of energy consumption related to housing and from which sources energy is acquired for heating residential buildings. Statistics on energy consumption in households are used concerning heating of spaces, domestic water and sauna, as well as household appliances. Consumption of heating energy in spaces is presented in the statistics according to type of building and energy source. Energy consumption of household appliances is divided into consumption of home electrical equipment, lighting and cooking. The same concepts are used in describing energy consumption in households as in other energy statistics.
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Keywords: electrical equipment, electricity consumption, energy consumption, energy consumption in housing, heating energy, heating of buildings, household appliances, household electricity, households, households' consumption of electricity, households' energy consumption, housing.
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Change: Release of statistics on energy consumption in households starting
13 Nov 2012
Statistics Finland starts to release new statistics on energy consumption in households, which describe the annual amount and structure of energy consumption related to housing.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Energy consumption in households [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-329X. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/asen/index_en.html